Sunday, September 05, 2010

A Response to the NYT's article, Prisoners of White Guilt

The Ideas blog on the NY times published an article, Prisoners of White Guilt which I responded to:

Without guilt, and similar emotions, we would simply be avaricious and vicious marauders. If it wasn't for the awareness of the past misdeeds, we would simply repeat the atrocities of our rapacious greed and inhumanity. One could better argue why we could do without the Nietzsche-like ego.
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